About Marc’s Boats

I studied boat building at the Boat Building Academy in Lyme Regis from March-December 2008 when I obtained the City and Guilds Level 3 Certificate in Boat Building, Maintenance and Support.

From November 2010 to December 2012 I worked for Butler & Co, Traditional Wooden Boats who were based in Old Mill Creek, Dartmouth, Devon.

In December 2012 Ashley Butler moved his boat building operations to his new boatyard in Gweek, Cornwall. I stayed behind in Dartmouth to complete work on my own boat, a Harrison Butler, 21' Zyclon called Zephon which was launched in May this year.

I am now looking forward to my next slightly different three year project which is a fully funded PhD entitled “The Shetland Boat: History; folklore and Construction.”. The Shetland Amenity Trust is funding the PhD and I will be based on the Island of Burra, Shetland, from September 2013.

Although I will be concentrating on the academic side of life I am still available for interesting boat building projects.

Marc's Boats | email: marc@marcsboats.co.uk | 07824 996506 |